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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near El Indio in Texas

Earthquake location 28.4843S, -100.3495WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from El Indio in Texas. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d720. Unique identifier: us6000d720. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 15:25:26 / January 9, 2021 @ 3:25 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:25:26 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -100.3495° West, latitude 28.4843° North, depth = 5 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Piedras Negras (c. 150 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Eagle Pass (c. 26 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Allende (c. 19 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Nava (c. 18 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Zaragoza (c. 10 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zaragoza, Crystal City, Allende (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SW of El Indio, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.3495° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.4843° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km SW of El Indio, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-09 15:25:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-09 15:43:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.856 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 213 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d720 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d720 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d720, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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